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Diabetes

Blood Sugar and Diabetes Duration Predicts DR Risk

Screening is necessary in these patients, even in those with controlled disease.
February 16, 2021

Structural OCT-A Predicts DR Progression

These metrics helped dictate visual acuity and retinal sensitivity outcomes over 12 months.
February 8, 2021

Telehealth Suitable for Most Initial Diabetic Visits

Still, only a fourth of patients who qualified for this management approach were initially assessed virtually.
February 3, 2021

Physical Activity Lowers Risk of DR Progression

The specific type and quantity of exercise still needs to be determined, experts note.
January 25, 2021

Diabetes Management Fails to Meet Clinical Guidelines

Increased screening and shorter intervals between appointments are necessary to uphold standards, study finds.
January 15, 2021

Retina Reflects Treatment Effectiveness in Psychiatric Disorders

Antipsychotic drugs acted as negative predictors of thickness in certain optic nerve regions in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, researchers show.
January 15, 2021

Chinese Patients Exhibit Unique Classifications of Diabetes

Uric acid and inheritance-related causes of the condition may be more unique to this population, research suggests.
January 14, 2021

DR Severity Increases Risk of Death

Patients with elevated stages of NPDR or PDR were more prone to strokes and heart problems.
January 7, 2021

OCT-A Superior to Other Imaging Modalities in DR

Vessel density served as a strong biomarker in earlier detection, study finds.
December 31, 2020

Anti-VEGF Offers Lasting VA Gains in DME

These patients also experienced improved retinal thickness and reduced treatment burden.
December 23, 2020